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October 29, 1938


JAMA. 1938;111(18):1663-1668. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790440057016

GRAND JURY INVESTIGATES ORGANIZED MEDICINE  On October 17 the special grand jury called in the District of Columbia to investigate organized medicine began its study. The attorneys representing the government include John Henry Lewin, a special assistant selected by the Department of Justice, former city solicitor in Baltimore and later the people's counsel to the Maryland Public Service Commission. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the Harvard Law School. In 1933 he became a member of the trial section of the A. A. A. legal division and in 1937 conducted the government's antitrust case in Madison, Wis., against the oil companies. Mr. Lewin is 40 years old and was for a while editor of the Harvard Law Review.His principal assistant in the case is Allan Hart of Portland, Ore., who first came to the attention of Mr. Thurman Arnold at Yale. In 1926 Mr. Hart

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